FAQs

Attendees

How long is the event?

The event begins at 12:00pm and ends at 7:00pm.

What items are prohibited?

• No smoking, alcoholic beverages, glass containers, and coolers are allowed in the Park
• No offensive, political or prejudice pictures, symbols or slogans are allowed on clothing or in general.
• No nudity is permitted.
The Juneteenth in the Park Committee reserves the right of refusal to any attendees deemed inappropriate to the spirit of the Festival or the general public.

Can my animals or pets come to the Festival?

No pets or animals are allowed in the park unless for ADA-service.

Performer

How can I perform?

Please complete this form HERE. Please keep in mind that while we do our best to have as many acts as possible, the festival is only a few hours long.

Vendor

Is there a cost to participate?

Yes, there are fees for vendors. Fees vary depending on the type of business or organization. To see our vendor packet, click HERE.

When does the festival start?

The festival begins at 12pm and ends at 7pm.

How many people do we expect to attend?

We expect between 5,000 – 6,000 people throughout the day. We had 5,000 attendees in 2019.

What does my booth space come with?

The fee covers the 10x10 booth space, 1 table, and 2 chairs.

How many vendor spaces do you have?

Space Vendors - 40Arts & Crafts/Business - 12Food Vendors - 8

What time should I arrive?

You may begin unloading as early as 8am. Vendors will not be allowed to enter the Park prior to 8am.

What is the deadline for payment?

The deadline to pay is May 15, 2020. We do not guarantee participation until we receive your payment in full. Please be advised, the vendor spaces may sell out before the deadline, so sales may end early.

Am I allowed to sell/distribute food or beverages?

Food vendors are the only vendors permitted to sell or distribute food. If you are not a food vendor and you wish to sell or distribute food, please let us know beforehand. You will need to pay an extra fee and fill out a health permit application. WE DO NOT ALLOW THE SALE OR DISTRIBUTION OF BEVERAGES

When will I find out where my booth space is?

Approximately two weeks before the event, we will release Day of Information packets. These packets contain all day of logistics, including booth space location, loading location, and general event information.

Is there dedicated vendor parking?

No, we do not provide vendor parking. You may park anywhere offsite, however please watch for tow away zones or no parking zones. We are not responsible for any offsite parking citations or theft.

Sponsorships & Partnerships

How can I/my organization work with AACSA for the Juneteenth in the Park Festival?

To learn more about how to sponsor, partner or make a donation please contact the AACSA office at 408-292-3157.

Volunteer

How do I/my company sign up to volunteer?

We welcome everyone to sign up and volunteer. We are looking for both individuals and groups. To sign up for the 2020 Volunteer listserv, please fill out this form HERE.

Who can volunteer?

Anyone! This includes people of all ages, races, sex and abilities. All minors must be at least age 16.

What are the requirements to volunteer during the festival?

• Complete “Volunteer Sign-up” form in advance
• Be comfortable with email and online communications
• Be able to work a minimum of 4 hours
• Be able to attend a mandatory orientation (dates to be announced)
• Work well with others

Can I choose what area I want to volunteer in?

You will be able to request a specific location, but placement may not be guaranteed.

What will be covered at the mandatory orientation?

We will cover several topics during the orientation, including but not limited to:
• Attire for the day
• Assignments for the day-of
• Food
• Storing personal belongings
• Expectations of behavior
• General information
We will email you with the date & time of orientation.